#55 – Bruise Like Jagger

Vibes are no joke. When the vibes are good, peace, love, and music abound. When the vibes are off, however, things can go downhill faster than a passed-out concert-goer rolling towards a tiny stage. If that metaphor seems strange, you clearly don’t know about the Altamont Music Festival of 1969. Modeled after the utopian Woodstock Music Festival earlier in the year, Altamont quickly nosedived into a drug-addled melee that would become legendary in its failure, cost 4 lives, and tarnish the reputation of the Rolling Stones for years to come. Eager to learn more? Go ask Alice.

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